Medical Teams Abroad

HTCNJ sends volunteer medical teams overseas
to provide pro bono medical care for children.

Our Medical Teams

Teams are comprised of surgeons, anesthesiologists, pediatricians, nurses, translators, and administrative laypersons.

Our medical specialties include ophthalmology, orthopedics, urology, plastic and reconstructive surgery, ear, nose & throat, dentistry and general pediatric surgery.

Stories From Abroad

March 25, 2019

Healing the Children New Jersey and Berkeley College Partner to Help Children in Ecuador

Healing the Children New Jersey and Berkeley College’s team of students, faculty, and alumna participated on a week-long medical mission at the Roberto Gilbert Children’s Hospital […]
March 18, 2019

Ophthalmology Team Improves the Quality of Life for Over One Hundred Ecuadorean Children

A team of twenty volunteers, led by Dr. Bruce Schnall, provided medical care to children with strabismus and ptosis. The team screened over three hundred children […]
March 17, 2019

Orthopedic Team Brings Hope to Ecuadorean Children and Their Families

Healing the Children New Jersey sent twenty-three volunteers to Guayaquil, Ecuador on an orthopedic mission in January to provide free surgical care to impoverished children. The […]
December 12, 2018

Annual ENT Mission to the Dominican Republic Helps Dozens of Children

Healing the Children New Jersey’s volunteer medical team screened 248 children and performed ninety-one procedures on sixty-seven children at the Centro Medico Romana in the Dominican […]
December 12, 2018

HTCNJ Returns to the Dominican Republic with an Ophthalmology Team

After a three-year hiatus, HTCNJ returned to the Dominican Republic with an ophthalmology team in November to help children suffering from congenital eye misalignment. The trip […]
August 13, 2018

HTCNJ Makes an Impact in Ecuador

In June 2018 HTCNJ sent twenty-seven volunteers to Guayaquil to provide free surgical care to children born with eye misalignment.  At the Leon Becerra Hospital the […]

Upcoming Medical Trips Abroad

October 2019
La Romana, DR
Ear, Nose & Throat
December 2019
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Ophthalmology
March 2020
Arequipa, Peru
Ophthalmology
March 2020
Arequipa, Peru
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Recent Medical Trips Abroad

April 2019
Trujillo, Peru
Ophthalmology
March 2019
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Urology
February 2019
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Ophthalmology
January 2019
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Orthopedic
November 2018
La Romana, DR
Ophthalmology
October 2018
La Romana, DR
Ear, Nose & Throat
June 2018
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Ophthalmology
April 2018
Arequipa, Peru
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
April 2018
Arequipa, Peru
Ophthalmology
November 2017
La Romana, DR
Ear, Nose & Throat
October 2017
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Orthopedic
October 2017
Yantalo, Peru
Ophthalmology
October 2017
Guayaquil, Ecuador
Urology

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